From the WKVI Archives

Did you know that Walter J. Paulsen was the first North Judson resident to die in WWII?

It was on this date in 1974, that ground-breaking ceremonies were held in North Judson for the new Walter J. Paulsen U.S. Army Reserve Center. Over 500 people attended the festivities. General James G. Freeze, Commander of the 123rd Arcom Division, was the main speaker. Col. Jerry Paras of North Judson was the Master of Ceremonies for the ground-breaking festivities.